TechGirls Summer Exchange Program Coordinator

Legacy International
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Feb 28

Position description

Legacy International equips emerging leaders to transform their values and vision into sustainable success.

TechGirls is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs and is administered by Legacy International. This program connects and supports the next generation of women leaders (ages 15-17) in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in a dynamic youth exchange program in the US, June-August 2023. TechGirls brings together 126 young women from 36 countries/territories. We are hiring 12 women (ages 20 +) who are energetic, passionate and organized people with the ability to build community and to facilitate a fast-paced exchange program.

To read more about TechGirls, visit website.




Legacy International is offering a 3-month position to meaningfully contribute to the TechGirls youth exchange initiative. As the Summer Exchange Coordinator, serve as part of the team coordinating logistics prior to and during program delivery. This position can be remote until the in-person exchange during the month of July 2023.

We are looking for an energetic, passionate and super organized person with the ability to handle lots of detail and juggle competing priorities. This person should also be resilient and calm under pressure, highly collaborative, able to develop good working relationships with people both internally and externally at all levels, generous and supportive.

Dates & Workload: full time, temporary; May 1, 2023 - August 4, 2023.
● May to June: Program set-up - Develop schedules, manage communications regarding flight details, finalize program materials for seasonal staff and partners, work with vendors (bus companies, catering, hotels), confirm logistics, liaise with program stakeholders.
● July: TechGirls Program Delivery.
● August: Program wrap-up - documentation and evaluation

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● Previous experience working as part of a team in planning and delivering immersive, experiential programs. This may include international exchange programs, international travel programs for U.S. teens, or residential summer camps. (Previous experience working with teens during travel programs is preferred.)
● Demonstrates solid critical thinking skills and an ability to find practical, creative solutions.
● Demonstrates responsibility, a strong, self-motivated, work ethic and an ability to function comfortably in an inter-cultural environment.
● Demonstrated, strong organizational and logistics skills with previous experience managing logistics with hotels, bus companies, restaurants and managing budgets
● Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, keep group on schedule, and make appropriate adjustments as needed.
● Ability to lead and moderate discussions and reflective activities.
● Excellent oral, written, and communication/presentation skills.
● Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university. (Equivalent post-secondary coursework, training, and experience acceptable.)
● Valid U.S. driver’s license with a good driving record preferred
● U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. resident status.
● First aid & CPR certified or willing to get certification (at Legacy’s expense).
● Minimum age: 24
● Only candidates who are fully vaccinated against COVID or able to do so will be considered. (Accommodations will be considered.)



$10,750 total pre-tax for the full term of emplyment. (Bi-monthly pay - $1654 pre-tax.) Negotiable.


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